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Why Offer Vision Care?


The demand for vision care is universal, and the need to offer vision care programs already exists for every employer. In fact, studies show that over 75% of the U.S. population between the ages of 25 and 64 require some sort of vision correction. The need for vision correction is just one good reason why vision benefits should be offered; other advantages include:

•  Improvement of overall health and productivity of employees

•  Reduction of age-related eye problems common in the aging workforce

•  Increased retention or attraction of new employees

The impact to employers for offering vision benefits is also beneficial as it adds significant value to the overall health plan. The vision benefit is an inexpensive portion of the benefit package with a high value of return, can help offset the impact of increased medical costs and is a cost-effective, early intervention tool.

While this truly substantiates the need to offer vision care, the number one factor to consider is the importance of regular eye examinations . Employers need to ensure coverage is provided for an exam once every 12 months. Regular vision exams are a critical wellness benefit, as many major medical conditions can be detected early through an eye exam. It is also crucial to ensure your vision vendor share this point of view and will partner with you to educate your employees.

Importance of Vision Care

Why Your Employees Want A Vision Care Plan